Stuff you need to know Week 5

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7/19/09 11:25 AM Stuff you need to know –Week 5 Page 1 of 2 Introduction to ecology Ecology: definition of, central goals of. Abiotic vs biotic environment, abiotic vs biotic interactions Levels of ecological study: organismal, population, community, ecosystem Climate vs weather: definition of, relationship between, effects (direct vs indirect) on organisms Causes for global variation in climate: Seasonality: definition of, causes of Causes of regional variation in climate (topographic influence) Biomes Major terrestrial biomes (tundra, taiga, temperate deciduous forest, temperate grassland, subtropical desert, tropical wet forest) Major freshwater biomes (lentic vs lotic systems, streams, lakes/ponds, wetlands) Major marine biomes (intertidal, neritic, oceanic) Behavioral Ecology Definition of behavior
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2009 for the course BIOE 20c taught by Professor Marinovic during the Summer '09 term at UCSC.

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